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Senator Costa Announces $750,000 in Education Equity Grants

Pittsburgh, Pa. – August  6, 2020 – Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa, Jr. today announced the award of $250,000 for local school districts in two different grant programs promoting educational equity and access for the 2020-21 academic year. “The academic year...
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Senator Costa to Pilot Civic Engagement App, “Be the Change”

Pittsburgh, Pa. − August 4, 2020 − Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa, Jr will be the first elected official to participate in the civic engagement mobile application “Be The Change.” Senator Costa will be part of a several month pilot period on the new app. “Even...
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Senator Costa to Introduce Cap and Invest Bill For Pennsylvania

Harrisburg, Pa. − July 30, 2020 − Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa, Jr. today introduced Senate Bill 15, creating a “Cap and Invest” program for the state’s electric power sector, along with the support of 17 cosponsors. “The federal government has...
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Senator Costa & Representative Deluca Announce $2.5 Million Grant for Penn Hills

Penn Hills, Pa. – July 16, 2020 – Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa, Jr. and State Representative Anthony DeLuca today announced the award of $2.5 million to the Municipality of Penn Hills for transportation improvement projects. This grant is part of the Multi Modal...
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State Legislators Discuss a Just Recovery for Pennsylvania in Telephone Town Hall

Harrisburg – July 1, 2020 – State Senators Jay Costa (D- Allegheny) and Art Haywood (D- Montgomery/Philadelphia) joined Pennsylvania House Representatives Summer Lee (D- Allegheny) and Liz Hanbidge (D- Montgomery) for a telephone town hall hosted by the State...

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In the 43rd

Senator Costa is touring new businesses, meeting with established business owners, and checking out the notable institutions of the 43rd District. Come along in this web series, In The 43rd!

Real Id Act

Real ID Act

Beginning October 1, 2021, Pennsylvanians will need a REAL ID-compliant driver’s license, photo ID card, or another form of federally-acceptable identification (such as a valid passport or military ID) to board a domestic commercial flight or enter a federal building or military installation that requires ID.

Clean Slate Law

Clean Slate Law

I am proud to announce that my office is dedicating a staff person to help people navigate the rules, paperwork, and process for expunging or sealing old criminal history records. The new Clean Slate Law is going to give many people a second chance that was previously only a dream. 

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ALCOSAN's Clean Water Assistance Fund

The Allegheny County Sanitary Authority has created the Clean Water Assistance Fund to help families pay their sewage treatment bills. This program serves low-income residential customers in the 83 municipalities that ALCOSAN serves. It is administered by Dollar Energy Fund.

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Senator Costa Announces $750,000 in Education Equity Grants

Senator Costa Announces $750,000 in Education Equity Grants

Pittsburgh, Pa. – August  6, 2020 – Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa, Jr. today announced the award of $250,000 for local school districts in two different grant programs promoting educational equity and access for the 2020-21 academic year. “The academic year...

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Pennsylvania Legislative Arts and Culture Caucus

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The Pennsylvania Arts and Culture Caucus, a bi-cameral, bi-partisan caucus, was established in October 2012 with the purpose of providing caucus members access to the latest research, education and policy developments on arts and culture.  Additionally we support caucus members in their efforts to draft and pass legislation that advances arts, culture, and tourism in the Commonwealth.

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